School appeals to hit 500,000; WORLDTODAY.
Between 1999/2000 and 2006/07, almost 490,000 families lodged appeals, Government statistics, analysed by the Liberal Democrats, show. This will push past 500,000 when figures for 2007/08, are published today, the Lib Dems said.
Their research reveals that in 2006/07 alone 57,950 disgruntled parents appealed against a school allocation. Just over a third of these (36%) were successful.
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|Publication:||Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)|
|Date:||Oct 29, 2009|
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